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John L. Ward

Craig E. Aronoff is Co-founder, Principal, and Chairman of the Board, of The Family Business Consulting Group, Inc. He is a leading consultant, speaker, writer, and educator in the family business field.  Aronoff is perhaps the most prolific writer in the family business field.  As the founder of the Cox Family Enterprise Center and current Professor Emeritus at Kennesaw State University in Marietta, GA, Aronoff invented and implemented the membership-based, professional-service-provider sponsored Family Business Forum, which has served as a model of family business education universities world-wide. He has held the Dinos Eminent Scholar Distinguished Chair of Private Enterprise and was a professor of management in Kennesaw State's Coles College of Business.  The Aronoff Professorship of Family Business at Kennesaw State University was named in his honor.

John L. Ward is Co-founder of the Family Business Consulting Group Inc. He is Clinical Professor at the Kellogg School of Management and teaches strategic management, business leadership and family enterprise continuity. Ward is the author or co-author of several leading texts on family business, Keeping the Family Business Healthy, Creating Effective Boards for Private Enterprises, Strategic Planning for the Family Business, Perpetuating the Family Business, Unconventional Wisdom and Family Business Key Issues. He is also an author of a collection known as The Family Business Leadership Series, each focusing on specific issues family businesses face.

Works

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Family Business Ownership
How to Be an Effective Shareholder

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Ownership in a family business can be a rewarding and important role. It means stewardship, protection and nurturing the family business. As a guide for...
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Keeping the Family Business Healthy
How to Plan for Continuing Growth, Profitability, and Family Leadership

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A strategic guide for ensuring a healthy and profitable business for generations to come
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Family Education For Business-Owning Families
Strengthening Bonds by Learning Together

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One of the key factors in maintaining the legacy of your family business is a good program of family education. Inevitably, wise business-owning families see...
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From Siblings to Cousins
Prospering in the Third Generation and Beyond

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Statistics show that many family businesses fail by the third generation-- those that survive are able to navigate the transition from a sibling run business...
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The Family Constitution
Agreements to Secure and Perpetuate Your Family and Your Business

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A thought-provoking and instructional framework for creating and executing a strong family agreement
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Make Change Your Family Business Tradition

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A foundation to making change the tradition of family business and the key to its success
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More than Family
Non-Family Executives in the Family Business

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The inside information to utilizing the most qualified management talent from outside the family to enhance the success and performance of the family business...
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Family Business Values
How to Assure a Legacy of Continuity and Success

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A guide to creating and communicating family values for generations to come
John L. Ward

Bestseller

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Perpetuating The Family Business
50 Lessons Learned from Long Lasting, Successful Families in Business

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A comprehensive guide to sustaining a family business that examines international examples, cases, essentials tools and checklists of best practices

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